Archive for the 'Stats' Category

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Strange and unusual happenings in the world of baseball.

What can pitch charting tell us about what’s wrong with The King?

Is the Cubs manager endangering his starters?

Notice that I didn’t work Bingo Long into the title. Seemed excessive.

David examines why the Mariners’ J.J. Putz and Rafael Soriano are two of the best relievers in baseball.

Answering questions about ground ball pitchers.

ESPN polled their experts; David looks at the numbers.

The secret recipes to Leverage Index

How important is consistency?

What if Cesar Cedeno were his own grandfather?

Fangraphs is now doing it, even the Washington Post is doing it. “It” is the Win Probability Graph, and it’s out of control!!!

Craig introduces the concept of “Fibonacci Loss Points.”

In the time it takes you to read this article, a few of these players can make it all the way around the bases.

A special excerpt from The Book, courtesy of co-author Tangotiger.

Sometimes bullpens help you win close games, and sometimes they don’t. A review of which ones helped or hurt in 2005.

David takes a look at Curt Schilling’s opening day.

David takes a look at the Nationals’ center field decision.

David takes a look at why Rich Harden nearly un-hittable.

David takes a look at Jeremy Reed’s not-so-impressive rookie season.